Georgia has rules it requires every food service operation to follow. These are just a few of the many health and safety regulations. Food service operations without a permit are illegal. Employees must know how to prevent foodborne illness and the symptoms of those illnesses. Food must be kept at the correct temperatures to prevent pathogens from growing. Employees must meet standards of cleanliness while working around food. If health laws are not met, the food service's permit may be suspended.

Popular DeKalb sports bar rechecked after 2 failed health inspections

A popular DeKalb County sports bar said it passed a health inspection Thursday after two failing scores in recent weeks. 

Ponce Sports Lounge, located at 3924 E Ponce de Leon Ave. in Clarkston, received a 38 on Wednesday, according to the inspector’s report. The failure came after a 53 on July 5.

On Thursday the restaurant, received a 91. The report is: here.

Among the issues noted in the most recent failure: employees not using proper handwashing procedures, flies in the kitchen, raw meat stored in the vegetable sink and no towels at the hand sink.

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